It might seem strange to be talking about the last Sunday of the year when we aren’t even in December yet but . . . it is the last Sunday of the church year, the liturgical year. Next Sunday we begin a new church year with Advent. The last Sunday of the year is called […]
Out of left field
“Out of left field.” “That came out of nowhere.” “I never would have predicted that!” These are just a small sampling of phrases that we can use when something catches us off guard or something doesn’t do what we are expecting. Sometimes a catastrophe comes out of nowhere, sometimes a delightful surprise comes our way, […]
No good deed goes unpunished, really?
There is something so attractive about the “proverb” that titles this post. Just let it roll off your tongue for a moment, “no good deed goes unpunished.” Doesn’t it just feed into that sense of justice that we all have to such a wondrous degree when we are the target of injustice? You all know […]